A few quick links for this Monday afternoon:
Tom Brady told Dennis and Callahan that he expects to be ready for the season opener, and wanted to play Saturday night, but it was a coaches decision to hold him out. Mike Reiss reports that Brady and Matt Light were both at practice today.
Peter King has plenty of New England references and items sprinkled among this week’s Monday Morning Quarterback.
Jason Cole had an interesting article this weekend about Tom Brady, and how on many plays, his receivers aren’t even sent on specific routes…a lot of the plays are freelanced.
Albert Breer has an extensive interview with Bill Belichick in the latest print edition of the all new Sporting News. This link is some material that didn’t make it into the article.
Ron Borges says that it’s still a little early to be worried about the Patriots.
Pete Prisco says that Brett Favre makes the AFC East a little more interesting, but the Patriots are still lock to win the division – as long as Tom Brady is standing.
Michael Felger has this week’s Patriots report card.
Jeff Goodman isn’t a fan of the Celtics signing of Darius Miles.
Pink Hat Hell has the recap of Sox Appeal, episode 4.
John Donovan looks at this week’s Red Sox/Yankees series, and the possibility that both teams could miss the postseason this year.
Michael Hiestand analyzes the Olympic ratings.